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Derby & Olympia Oyster

Airs at: Wed, 07/15/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
On today's episode of the Food Show, you'll hear interviews with two women of color restaurant owners - Judy Stokes of Derby and Maylin Chavez of Olympia Oyster Bar. Judy Stokes, owner of Derby in Kenton, discusses all the COVID19 related changes she’s made to keep her res... Read more

Dub's St Johns & Cason's Fine Meats

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
On today’s show we’ll hear interviews with the owners of two long standing Portland black owned businesses - Dub Travis of Dub’s St John’s and Theotus Cason of Cason’s Fine Meats. First up, we have Chris Siegel’s August 2017 Food Show interview with Chef Dub Travis. Dub ta... Read more

Food in the Tme of Covid

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with trained chef and journalist, Arun Gupta, about the American food system under conditions of the pandemic. They consider the plight of food workers up and down the supply chain, and the political economy behind the disconnect between the hungry masses ... Read more

Solidarity w Grocery & Postal Essential Workers

Airs at: Mon, 05/25/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Co-hosts Amanda Hill, who works at Fred Meyer, and Jamie Partridge, a letter carrier retiree, discuss the hazards and struggles of frontline workers Read more

Gardens, Restaurants, & Farmers Markets in COVID19 Times

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
On today’s show we’ll hear about how our local food system is changing and adapting to life during COVID19 times. Jason Skipton, executive director of Growing Gardens talks about how they are building home gardens and helping inmates grow food this spring. Brooke Jackson-Gl... Read more

Voices for Animal Liberation with author and activist Brittany Michelson

Airs at: Fri, 05/22/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
Brittany Michelson is a teacher, writer, and animal rights activist. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Antioch University Los Angeles and teaches writing and activism- related classes in a private K-8 program. Her short writing appears in multiple online journals... Read more

Stay home orders push bars and restaurants to innovate, including a petition to allow mixed drink delivery

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Bars and restaurants around the state are struggling under the stay-at-home order. One Portland bar owner is looking for new ways to expand business in order to help his industry survive, including mixed drink delivery. KBOO's Ray Bodwell has the story.  Read more

Presswatch on 04/16/20

Airs at: Thu, 04/16/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch

Natto & Food Music

Airs at: Wed, 04/15/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
On today’s show we’ll learn all about sticky gooey natto, how its made, how delicious it is, and its health benefits. Heidi Nestler, owner of Wanpaku Natto and nutritional programs coordinator at Quest Center for integrative health, and I spoke about natto and the impacts o... Read more

Environmental Degradation and Covid 19

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the first of a two part interview, Bill Resnick speaks with microbiologist Dr. Michael Friedman, who teaches at the American International College of Arts and Sciences in Antigua and studies the relationship between environmental degradation and the emergence of human pa... Read more